Elderly woman dies from injuries sustained in boat ramp accident on Eagle Mountain Lake

The Tarrant Regional Water District Police Department is investigating the death of an elderly woman at Eagle Mountain Lake. The accident occurred late Friday night.

Law enforcement says a pontoon boat was docking at the Twin Points boat ramp when an 81-year-old woman stumbled as she stepped off the boat and fell into the water.

Witnesses jumped in and rescued her from the water. Paramedics were called to check her out.

Azle EMS transported her to a local hospital where her condition worsened. She was airlifted to Texas Health Harris Fort Worth, but later died from injuries pertaining to the drowning, according to the Medical Examiner’s Office.

Be careful around the water, folks.

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